March 21, 2014

Grocer A&P has named company COO Paul Hertz as president and CEO, effective immediately.

March 20, 2014

Johnny Appleseed, a new brand from Anheuser-Busch, announced that its Johnny Appleseed Hard Apple Cider will debut on store shelves beginning April 7.

March 19, 2014

Walgreens' Duane Reade stores will be promoting its allergy remedies on days with high allergy indexes through Poncho, a text- and email-based weather app, according to a story published by Mashable on Tuesday.

March 10, 2014

Apparently, I am one of about 10 mil­lion unique users who, as this issue of DSN went to press, had entered their name into the interactive name genera­tor game that Slate.com posted to its site within hours of John Travolta having butchered singer Idina Menzel’s name at the Oscar Awards.

March 4, 2014

Procter & Gamble’s Braun has signed actress and beauty icon Jessica Alba as its new beauty brand ambassador.

February 19, 2014

The Hertz Corp. and Costco in the U.K. have teamed up to bring short-term Hertz 24/7 van rental to Costco's members.

February 18, 2014

Well-known fashion brand Perry Ellis shipped in August a new namesake fragrance for men — Perry Ellis.

February 18, 2014

Red Carpet Manicure has announced that it is expanding beyond the at-home LED gel polish category to enter the nail lacquer segment.


February 5, 2014

Nail care brand essie will be polishing models from tips to toes on the runway this season again at New York Fashion Week.

January 22, 2014

Coty has appointed Catia Cesari as SVP business development, mergers and acquisitions, effective Feb. 1.

January 20, 2014

PonyBun Products has broadened its portfolio with three new colors — denim, plum and silver — for the crochet version of its PonyBun hair accessory.

January 16, 2014

SheaMoisture is expanding its portfolio with the new Tahitian Noni & Monoi hair straightening collection, which offers users the freedom to wear straight or curly hair styles.

January 16, 2014

Target is gearing up for spring with the launch of new Sonia Kashuk makeup, beauty tools and cosmetic bags available exclusively at Target beginning in March.

January 15, 2014

Why do dark horse companies win — and how do they win? That is the key focus of a new book by sales strategist and Elevation Forum founder Dan Mack, “Dark Horse: How Challenger Companies Rise to Prominence.”

January 9, 2014

On a journey to bring fun and innovation to the hair accessories segment is TonyTail, which has more than 300 hair accessories and aims to add new products about every six months.

January 9, 2014

Women are increasingly feeling empowered to achieve “go-natural” looks or salon-level results on their own, and as more beauty mavens embrace DIY styling, brands are responding with innovation.

January 8, 2014

Hair care manufacturer Creme of Nature has announced that it is launching Straight from Eden, a new relaxer system that utilizes a straightening creme that is 100% derived from plants to make chemical straightening gentler on hair for better management with less dryness, damage and hair breakage.

December 30, 2013

Procter & Gamble’s Pantene brand has tapped supermodel Gisele Bündchen to be the face of the new Pantene campaign debuting in January 2014.

December 6, 2013

Holiday shopping got a big boost during Thanksgiving weekend, and most of the growth came from shopping on Thanksgiving itself rather than Black Friday, according to a new report.

December 5, 2013

Meijer will donate up to $10,000 to benefit three diaper banks in the Midwest, the mass merchandise retailer said Thursday.

December 2, 2013

With the allure of deep discounts, doorbuster promotions and extended store hours, shoppers visited more stores and spent more money across the days of Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday (Nov. 28-29) than they did last year, ShopperTrak reported Saturday.

November 27, 2013

NEW YORK — Green Pharmaceuticals has drummed up some brand awareness for its SnoreStop stop-snoring solution with a controversial ad on Sunset Blvd. in Los Angeles, The Daily News reported last week. 

November 27, 2013

As the glamour and glitz of the winter season approaches, women are looking for hair accessories to complement their apparel. Enter Karina Hair Accessories.

November 26, 2013

Canada's Thanksgiving happened last month, and its major day of frenzied holiday shopping traditionally happens on Boxing Day, the day after Christmas, but Black Friday shopping has been making waves up there in recent years as well.